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IES Spring Celebration: Colloquium on Racial Justice – Tiffany Midge Lecture

“Attack of the Fifty-Foot (Lakota) Woman”

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Zoom Room: https://go.unl.edu/iessc311
Contact: Joy Castro, jcastro2@unl.edu
Tiffany Midge is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and was raised by wolves in the Pacific Northwest. She is the recipient of a 2020 Eliza So Fellowship, a 2019 Pushcart Prize, the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous Poetry Prize, a Western Heritage Award, the Diane Decorah Memorial Poetry Award, and a 2019 Simons Public Humanities fellowship. Her 2019 memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s (University of Nebraska Press) was a notable book pick for Lit Hub, Poets & Writers Magazine, Library Journal, Spokane Is Reading, Book Riot, Book List, Kirkus, She Reads, Tribal College Journal, High Country News, and more. A former humor columnist for Indian Country Today, Midge holds an MFA from the University of Idaho and has taught composition and creative writing at Northwest Indian College.

https://go.unl.edu/iessc311

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This event originated in Ethnic Studies.